Shelly, MN 56581 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56581: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelly, MN 56581

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 67
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Norman County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.458, Longitude -96.72
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shelly, MN 56581 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 276
Population in Households 268
Population in Familes 209
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 125
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $90,833
Average Home Value $121,316


Median Household Income $43,261
Average Household Income $58,226
Per Capita Income $26,697
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.44%
Households -0.87% -0.65%
Families -1.03% -0.81%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Shelly, MN 56581 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56581 to the other 880 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 793 10th
Population Density1 # 761 14th
Diversity Index2 # 223 75th
Median Household Income # 767 13th
Per Capita Income # 593 33rd

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